One winter headache a homeowner doesn’t need – and can take steps to avoid – is an ice dam on the roof. Ice dams can damage walls and ceilings and possibly trap moisture, which could lead to mold, mildew and respiratory problems.
With the outside temperatures dropping, it is once again heating season, which means it is time to turn on your boiler. Keep in mind that, like us, boilers need air and personal space.
Spring weather brings hope for new beginnings and warmer temperatures. However, these seasonal changes could significantly damage the exterior protective layers of your house, leading to potentially costly structural damage. Watch out for these conditions.
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Coastal dwellers remain on alert during hurricane season, but inland residents can be caught off-guard after a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall. While the storm may diminish in strength, the potential remains for severe damage from winds and heavy rain. When you know a storm is coming, take steps to minimize damage and speed recovery.
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